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Prayer Targets: Rev. Simeon Howard; United Cry; Sex v. Christianity; More

Righteousness exalts a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people. Proverbs 14:34 For the past few weeks, we have learned much from Rev. Simeon Howard’s sermon, preached to the Massachusetts Legislature on Election Day, May 31, 1780. He summarizes the duties of voters to select leaders who meet God’s requirements: I have considered the qualifications […]

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Prayer Targets: Covetousness; The Evangelical Vote; The Persecuted Church; RFRAs; Hispanic Pastors

Guard yourselves and keep free from all covetousness (immoderate desire for wealth, greedy longing for more); for a man’s life does not consist in and is not derived from possessing overflowing abundance or that which is over and above his needs. Luke 12:14-16 AMP Classic In his election sermon on Exodus 18:21, Rev. Simeon Howard explained to Massachusetts elected […]

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Prayer Targets: Men of Truth; Obamacare v Little Sisters; Pray for the Persecuted Church; FADA, More

They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved. 11 For this reason God sends them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie… I have already highlighted parts #1 and #2 of the 1780 political sermon by Dr. Simeon Howard, long time pastor of Boston’s Old West Church (successor to Rev. Jonathan […]

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Prayer Targets: Men Who Fear God; the Elections; SCOTUS Nominee War; GOP Races; Genocide!

But select capable men from all the people—men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain… Exodus 18:21 (NIV) In last week’s Prayer Targets, I highlighted a sermon by Dr. Simeon Howard, successor to Rev. Jonathan Mayhew at Old West Church in Boston. More from his 1780 political sermon: The fear of God, in scripture, does […]

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Prayer Targets; Able Men; SCOTUS Blocks, States Push for Life; DOJ’s Religious Bias; Liberty in MO

Moreover you shall select from all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness… Exodus 18:21a Rev. Simeon Howard (1733-1804) succeeded Jonathan Mayhew as pastor of the Old West Church in Boston. On May 31, 1780, he preached the election sermon to the Massachusetts Governor’s Council and the House of […]

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Prayer Targets: Rev. Langdon; SCOTUS Nominee; Parental Rights, Texas Abortion Clinics, More

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, Hosea 4:6a Samuel Langdon (1723-1797), a Bostonian, was a close friend of Samuel Adams (they graduated from Harvard together). Langdon became a faithful chaplain in the War for Independence, then pastored North Church in Portsmouth till he […]

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Prayer Targets: Noah Webster; Scalia & the Elections; Sen. Mitch McConnell; Voter Guide & More

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. 2 Samuel 23:3 Noah Webster (1758-1843), whom some refer to as the “Father of American Education,” helped formalize our common American language. His “blue-backed speller” taught children grammar, reading, and spelling for 100 years. He is best known for the first American […]

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Prayer Targets: Vote Morality; Mennonite Pastor to Prison; Justice Antonin Scalia; Prayer Events

The God of Israel spoke, the Rock of Israel said to me: ‘When one rules over people in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, he is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings grass from the earth.’ 2 Sam 23:3-4 Dr. […]

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Prayer Targets: Hoover; Socialism; Obamacare’s Decline, Abortion & the Supreme Court; Obama & Islam

The Lord sent raiders to destroy Judah… in order to remove them from his presence because of the sins of Manasseh… including the shedding of innocent blood. For he had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the Lord was not willing to forgive. 2 Kings 24:1-5 NIV Herbert Hoover(1874-1964), was 31st President of the United States (1929–33). Raised a Quaker, he became a […]

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Prayer Targets: Graham Tour; Elections; ObamaCare; Abortion & SCOTUS; Pastors & Prayer in Florida

If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do? Psalm 11:3 Rev. Franklin Graham, son of Dr. Billy Graham, has risen to a remarkable level of spiritual leadership in America, as both President and Chairman of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA). Graham boldly addresses the controversial issues of our day […]

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